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Canon Legria Mini

74

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Canon Legria Mini

£238.80
Canon Legria Mini
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An award winning and fully featured 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 12.8MP video camera
1x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 12.8MP 1" Jan 2014
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Canon Legria Mini Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon Legria Mini number 159 across all camcorders.
89
Reviews
52 Reviews + 1 Award
86
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Age
4 Years Old
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this video camera to others. This camcorder has received a "Recommended" award from Gagadget.com. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However this Canon camcorder has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2018.
Customers report good battery life, that it is a good size and it is robust. However they also report unimpressive design.
The Legria Mini has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Very light
Larger than average optical sensor size
Supports HDMI
Frame yourself effortlessly and enjoy a variety of shooting angles with the vari-angle LCD and built-in stand
Switch between ultra-wide and close-up. depending on the scene you re shooting, change the field of view by touching the screen
Share content with built-in wi-fi and operate your LEGRIA mini with live streaming remote control from a smartphone or tablet
Capture stunning full-hd movies and still photos with a high-sensitivity CMOS sensor and DIGIC dv4 processing power

Canon Legria Mini Video Reviews

Canon Legria Mini In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The expert at review website Gagadget.com endorse this Canon camcorder and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This camcorder has an average expert rating of 74 out of 100 based on seven expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and dkamera.de.

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Good User Reviews

People who bought this Canon video camera rated this camcorder 83% on average. Over 77% of reviewers gave this camcorder either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Poor Design

Two owners who bought this camcorder agreed that it was not good looking.

Canon Video Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 2,442 expert and owner reviews (including 492 verified purchases), Canon has very good reviews for its video cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Battery Life

Three owners who reviewed it thought it had a good battery life.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was compact.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two owners reckoned that this camcorder was strong and durable.

  • The battery charger is robust and has a good indicator to show when it's reached full charge…
    IPR (Amazon) - May 2016
  • Super robust, amazingly easy to use, yet has al the pro bells if you want it…

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Six people mentioned in their reviews that the Canon Legria Mini was easy to use.

  • A really good mini camcorder that is easy to use for taking photos…
  • Excellent product that works very very well - easy to use - bit scary initially as you can never be 100% sure it's working…
    GG (Amazon.co.uk) - December 2014
  • For simplicity and ease of use, too…
    IPR (Amazon) - May 2016
  • Super robust, amazingly easy to use, yet has al the pro bells if you want it…
  • Really easy to use and amazing video quality…
    Shaun (Amazon) - April 2016
  • The Camera access plus app (Android) is not the most intuitive and remote access was poorly implemented…
  • The latter is quite handy for dancers where you want to learn a dance viewed as part of the ensemble…
    Sue H (Amazon) - May 2016
  • It is easy to hold…
    K Nanthakumar (Amazon) - December 2015
  • The menus are generally easy to use…
  • The menus are a bit stupid at times…
    Matt F (Amazon) - October 2015

Customers Report a Good Quality Lens

Two customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good lens.

  • The front of the unit has the lens with twin microphones either side of it…
    Gadgetspeak.com December 2014
  • There is no zoom function its one setting or the other…
    Sue H (Amazon) - May 2016
  • It has a good auto focus…
    K Nanthakumar (Amazon) - December 2015
  • The double microphones are either side of the camera lens were really sharp…
  • There is no zoom function- only a fixed very wide angle view…
    Sue H (Amazon) - May 2016

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Eight people agreed that the Canon Legria Mini was good quality.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since January 2014.

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the Legria Mini of 12.8MP is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 20% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

The Legria Mini's weight of only 160g is lighter than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is lighter than 79% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all video cameras is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on camcorders.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The Canon Legria Mini's optical sensor size of 0.435" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 76% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have optical sensor sizes of between 0.12" and 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Canon Legria Mini does not have an image stabilizer, unlike 69% of camcorders which have an image stabilizer.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

Camcorders have battery life (max) of between 0.16h and 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h. The maximum battery life of the Legria Mini of only 1.25h is in the shortest 15% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Camcorders have display diagonals of between 1.3" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the Legria Mini of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 79% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Legria Mini is 640 x 480. That's 85% lower still image resolution than a 1920 x 1080 video camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by camcorders. Across all camcorders the worst resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 4912 x 3680.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Legria Mini supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Legria Mini has a hand strap, unlike 93% of camcorders which do not have a hand strap.

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Has a Microphone in

The Legria Mini has a microphone in. 75% of camcorders do not have a microphone in.

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Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card size of the Legria Mini of 64GB is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 61% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon Legria Mini's maximum aperture number of 4.8 is in the highest 25% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average maximum aperture number of all camcorders is 5, with the lowest being 1.6 and the highest being 38.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Legria Mini features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon Legria Mini has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Legria Mini of only 16.8mm is shorter than 94% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of camcorders range from 10mm to 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 33mm.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Legria Mini is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Legria Mini does not support PictBridge. 97% of video cameras also do not support PictBridge.

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Has a Face Detection

The Legria Mini has a face detection, unlike 70% of camcorders which do not have a face detection.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Legria Mini has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 91% of video cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (image)

The Legria Mini's effective megapixels (image) of 12MP is higher than 88% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the effective megapixels (image) range from 0.46MP to 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.6MP.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)

Camcorders have effective megapixels (movie) of between 0.41MP and 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP. The effective megapixels (movie) of the Legria Mini of 8.99MP is higher than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the highest 13% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Tripod Mountable

The Canon Legria Mini is tripod mountable. 86% of video cameras are not tripod mountable.

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Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the camcorders the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3. The minimum aperture number of the Legria Mini of 2.8 is in the highest 19% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

8455b011aa, legriamini, 8455b036aa, 8455b052aa, 8455b010aa

Barcodes:

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